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Thread: Music Trivia

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    What do all these artists have in common?

    The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, ABBA, Madonna, Led Zeppelin,and Queen.
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    Other than the last two, they all sound better when other artists cover them.

    They've all had #1 hits and/or albums. They've all had songs used in episodes of the Simpsons (I think). Other than that, I'm not sure.
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    Those things you mentioned might or might not be true, but the answer is way bigger than any of those.
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    More specific.
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    More than 200 million sold.?
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    Ok, I will go ahead and give the answer.

    MA came the closest to the correct answer.

    The seven bands or artists named above, are the only 7 to top 300 Million units in reputed sales world wide. Due to the age of some of the groups, back then things were not tracked as well, so the "Reputed" numbers, are quite different from the "confirmed" numbers.

    Six of those, I understand completely, but ABBA????? Yes, given I do actually have the Dancing Queen LP somewhere in storage, (yes I still have Vinyl around), but I never would have guessed ABBA to be in the top 5 selling bands of all times.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeenkzMike, post: 205204
    yes I still have Vinyl around
    I still buy them new. Hooray for Crosley!
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    Between us my husband and I must have about 1200 vinyl albums, and probably a couple hundred 45's. (I also still have a stash of about 50 8-track tapes but that's a different story...)
    I am gradually putting them all onto CD's but it is taking a lo-o-o-o-ng time. :dance:
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    I am gradually putting them all onto CD's but it is taking a lo-o-o-o-ng time.
    Yeah, I tell myself that same thing over and over hoping I will believe it soon!
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